And the winner is … Dr. Schumacher Sp. z o.o.
In early 2019, the Annual Award 2018 Best Innovation sponsored by Johnson & Johnson went to Dr. Schumacher Sp. z o.o. in Lubań, Poland.
Johnson & Johnson, a global pharmaceutical and consumer goods company with brands such as bebe, Neutrogena, and Piz Buin, annually announces the EM EMEA Award for external manufacturers from Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Dr. Schumacher Sp. z o.o., a subsidiary of Dr. Schumacher GmbH based in the Polish city of Lubań, convinced the jury with its high performance and capacity to innovate by establishing a strategic partnership, which allowed it to successfully prevail over 78 other suppliers. Approximately 500 million packaging units with wet wipes for various purposes are produced every year in the plant in Poland with almost 50,000 m2 of floor space and more than 60 production lines on behalf of well-known branded-goods manufacturers, retail chains, and industrial companies. The production technology specially developed for Johnson & Johnson enables Dr. Schumacher Sp. z o.o. to produce large quantities of the innovative wet wipe product desired by customers.
The Annual Award Best Innovation is one of a total of four awards in the areas of Innovation, Agility, Customer Service, and Collaboration that Johnson & Johnson presents annually at the EM EMEA Awards.